Derelict nonresidential building or structure; demolition by locality. (SB744)

Introduced By

Sen. Dick Black (R-Leesburg)


Passed Committee
Passed House
Passed Senate
Signed by Governor
Became Law


Demolition of a derelict nonresidential structure with consent. Authorizes a locality to demolish or remove a derelict nonresidential structure and to file a lien against the property for the cost of the demolition or removal. The bill requires the locality to obtain the written consent of the property owner for such demolition or removal and prohibits the use of the authority to remove a building that is located in a local historic district or individually designated as a historic landmark. Read the Bill »


Bill Has Passed


12/13/2012Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/09/13 13101612D
12/13/2012Referred to Committee on Local Government
01/22/2013Reported from Local Government with amendment (14-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
01/24/2013Constitutional reading dispensed (39-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
01/25/2013Read second time
01/25/2013Reading of amendment waived
01/25/2013Committee amendment agreed to
01/25/2013Engrossed by Senate as amended SB744E
01/25/2013Printed as engrossed 13101612D-E
01/28/2013Read third time and passed Senate (40-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/02/2013Placed on Calendar
02/02/2013Read first time
02/02/2013Referred to Committee on Counties, Cities and Towns
02/08/2013Reported from Counties, Cities and Towns with substitute (21-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/08/2013Committee substitute printed 13105029D-H1
02/11/2013Read second time
02/12/2013Passed by for the day
02/13/2013Read third time
02/13/2013Committee substitute agreed to 13105029D-H1
02/13/2013Engrossed by House - committee substitute SB744H1
02/13/2013Passed House with substitute BLOCK VOTE (100-Y 0-N)
02/13/2013VOTE: BLOCK VOTE PASSAGE (100-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/15/2013House substitute rejected by Senate (0-Y 40-N) (see vote tally)
02/18/2013House insisted on substitute
02/18/2013House requested conference committee
02/19/2013Senate acceded to request (40-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/19/2013Conferees appointed by Senate
02/19/2013Senators: Black, Smith, Favola
02/21/2013Conferees appointed by House
02/21/2013Delegates: Minchew, Marshall, D.W., Krupicka
02/23/2013Conference report agreed to by Senate (40-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/23/2013Conference substitute printed 13105502D-S1
02/23/2013Conference report agreed to by House (94-Y 4-N)
02/23/2013VOTE: ADOPTION (94-Y 4-N) (see vote tally)
03/04/2013Bill text as passed Senate and House (SB744ER)
03/04/2013Signed by President
03/05/2013Signed by Speaker
03/21/2013Governor's recommendation received by Senate
03/21/2013Governor's substitute printed 13105652D-S2
04/02/2013Placed on Calendar
04/03/2013G Approved by Governor-Chapter 770 (effective 7/1/13)
04/03/2013Passed by temporarily
04/03/2013Senate concurred in Governor's recommendation (40-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
04/03/2013House concurred in Governor's recommendation (84-Y 2-N)
04/03/2013VOTE: ADOPTION (84-Y 2-N) (see vote tally)
04/03/2013G Governor's recommendation adopted
04/03/2013Reenrolled bill text (SB744ER2)
04/03/2013Signed by President as reenrolled
04/03/2013Signed by Speaker as reenrolled
04/03/2013Enacted, Chapter 770 (effective 7/1/13)
04/03/2013G Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0770)


This bill was discussed on the floor of the General Assembly. Below is all of the video that we have of that discussion, 2 clips in all, totaling 1 minute.